Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Bossier Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 127,073 with a growth rate of 0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bossier Parish, Louisiana is the 13th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 117,675 and has seen a growth of 7.99% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021127,073170.01%
2020127,056170.01%
2019127,039170.01%
2018127,022630.05%
2017126,9591,0390.83%
2016125,9203660.29%
2015125,5546860.55%
2014124,8688470.68%
2013124,0218610.70%
2012123,1603,0262.52%
2011120,1342,4592.09%
2010117,67531,58736.69%
199086,0885,3676.65%
198080,72116,20225.11%
197064,5196,89711.97%
196057,62217,48343.56%
195040,1396,97721.04%
194033,1624,77416.82%
193028,3886,12227.49%
192022,2665282.43%
191021,738-2,415-10.00%
190024,1533,82318.80%
189020,3304,28826.73%
188016,0423,36726.56%
187012,6751,32711.69%
186011,3484,38663.00%
18506,9620.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.01%
County Website
Founded
February 24, 1843
County Seat
2010 Population
117,675
Growth Since 2010
7.99%
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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White90,91971.87%
Black or African American28,79322.76%
Two or More Races2,4311.92%
Asian2,3951.89%
Some Other Race1,1970.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native6430.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1210.10%
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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Median Age

35.3


Total

34.2


Male

36.7


Female

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 94,978 adults, (17,476 of whom are seniors) in Bossier Parish, Louisiana.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

64,102

50.67%

Male

62,397

49.33%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All63.4%36.6%
Male59%41%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
Female44.9%55.1%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All49,3772.563.4
Married24,0243.0678.3
Non Family16,0381.2549.7
Female6,9173.2544.9
Male2,3983.159

3.04

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6793.21%
9th to 12th Grade5,9667.14%
High School Graduate24,84129.73%
Some College20,85224.96%
Associates Degree8,1809.79%
Bachelors Degree13,85716.59%
Graduate Degree7,1698.58%
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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White58,88554,68816,343
Black17,56414,9123,100
Hispanic4,3532,883749
Asian1,6431,474623
2+ Races935850287
Native American54842577
Other Race46437495
Islander1045833

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.92%.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,122$47,706$31,708
Less Than 9th Grade$21,619$29,333$17,115
High School Graduate$28,922$38,163$21,818
Some College$37,858$45,241$31,193
Bachelors Degree$52,602$61,982$45,998
Graduate Degree$63,695$74,231$55,403

$40,122

Average Earnings

$47,706

Average Male

$31,708

Average Female

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Language

93.97% of Bossier Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 6.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.80% of the population.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Language

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White82,4479,43311.44%
Black27,9758,16429.18%
Hispanic8,1043,01737.23%
Asian2,28733714.74%
Multiple2,40231913.28%
Other1,02517316.88%
Native6437912.29%

17.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.85%

Male Poverty Rate

19.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bossier Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bossier Parish, Louisiana is Hispanic, with 37.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bossier Parish, Louisiana is White, with 11.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.99%.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.72%
High School14.80%
Some College11.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.57%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.22%
Male Unemployed25.18%
Female Employed11.19%
Male Employed7.56%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,268$71,481
Families$68,018$83,277
Married Families$83,080$98,242
Non Families$33,520$44,093
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Income by Household Type

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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11,245

Number of Veterans

9,667

Male Veterans

1,578

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,749
First Gulf War3,707
Vietnam3,604
Korea722
World War II258

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,086
65 to 742,379
55 to 642,225
75+1,818
18 to 341,737

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,89913.41%
Black1,97710.09%
Hispanic3657.28%
Other Race15227.54%
Asian1367.94%
2+ Races574.95%
Native American244.36%

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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5.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Bossier Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.27%

Born in Bossier Parish, Louisiana

95.97%

Native Born

4.03%

Foreign Born

1.80%

Non Citizen

2.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.97% of Bossier Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 58.27% having been born in Louisiana. 1.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bossier Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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